Nine tokyo medallists of the 12 will be part of the Argentina men’s national team. These medallists won a bronze medal last year in the Tokyo olympics. And they are part of the list for the international season. So Marcelo Mnedez, the coach, clearly believes they should be part of the team. Key players are being selected. A setter, outside hitter, star opposite and the capitan.
Bruno Lima, the star opposite is the top scorer of the game with 138 points during the competition time. There’s 3 olympic medallists left off the list because of their ages which were (33-32-30). Who are not part of the plan for this 2022 season.
A new face called by the coach is a 19 years old guy called Manuel Armoa. This is the youngest player selected in the national team. And signed a contract with the Paris 2024 games. Armoa is the only player selected that currently plays in argentina. Also selected as part of the dream team of last year’s FIVB U21 world championship. This opportunity will be his first apparition in a senior team.
Argentina men’s national team roster:
Setters: Luciano De Cecco, Matias Giraudo, Matias Sanchez and Pablo Urchevich
Opposites: Bruno Lima, Juan Barrera and Manuel Balague
Outside hitters: Facundo Conte, Nicolas Lazo, Jan Martinez, Nicolas Mendez, Ezequiel Palacios, Luciano Palonsky, Manuel Armoa and Luciano Vicentin
Middle blockers: Joaquin Gallego, Agustin Loser, Martin Ramos, Nicolas Zerba, Franco Medina and Flavio Rajczakoswki
Liberos: Santiago Danani and Franco Massimino